how to pronounce hound


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the above transcription of hound is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

hound is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of hound in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… a hound dog okay yes exactly …”

meaning of hound

A hound is a type of dog.

hound frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word hound occurs in english on average 2.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics hound can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that hound can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to hound


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